CHIEF JUDGES OF PAST
VALLETTA CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE
CHIEF JUDGE VCE 2017
Nic Waller’s passion for classic cars was inherited from his parents who shared with him the golden age of British motor racing. With a career rooted in graphic design and photography, Nic is passionate about the historic races of the 1950s and 1960s especially Le Mans. Having been involved with the international concours world for nearly 20 years he is especially interested in the style and design of automobiles.
After a career in publishing, Nic joined the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2006 as a consultant and is a member of the Pebble Beach Concours Selection Committee as well as being the familiar voice of the Pebble Beach Concours award show. In England, he also started the Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival in 2008 and the Warren Classic Concours in 2013.
He is a consultant to Bonhams for both the European and American Motoring Departments and is still involved with motoring publishing as a consultant to Porter Press. He has been a Chief Class Judge at all three of the Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille concours in France and has recently judged at the inaugural 2016 Kyoto Concours in Japan.
CHIEF JUDGE VCE 2018
As Chairman of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance since 2002 and as its Executive Director for decades prior, Sandra Button has helped to inspire and guide the growth of the collector car hobby into a truly global celebration of the automobile.
She is a very active participant and often officiates at concours from Asia and the Middle East to Europe and South America. She and her husband, Martin Button, have acquired and have preserved or restored an eclectic collection of automobiles, and they regularly participate in driving events such as the 1000 Millas Sport Argentina, the Copperstate 1000 and the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run.
Sandra is also a member of the Royal Automobile Club, the Classic Car Club of America, the Motor Press Guild, and the Society of Automotive Historians.